sexagenarian

sexagenarian
Synonyms and related words:
Father Time, L, Methuselah, Nestor, Old Paar, Sexagesima, boxcar, boxcars, centenarian, dotard, dozen, duodecimo, eighty, elder, eleven, fifteen, fifty, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty, fourscore, fourscore and ten, fourteen, gaffer, geezer, golden-ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, graybeard, half a hundred, long dozen, ninety, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old chap, old codger, old dog, old duffer, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old man, old party, old-timer, older, oldster, pantaloon, patriarch, presbyter, quindecennial, quindecim, quindecima, quindene, score, senior citizen, septuagenarian, seventy, sexagenary, sexagesimo-quarto, sixteen, sixteenmo, sixty, sixty-four, sixty-fourmo, teens, the quiet-voiced elders, thirteen, thirty-two, thirty-twomo, threescore, threescore and ten, twelve, twelvemo, twenty, twenty-five, twenty-four, twenty-fourmo, two dozen, two weeks, twoscore, venerable sir, veteran

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  • Sexagenarian — Sex a*ge*na ri*an, n. [See {Sexagenary}.] A person who is sixty years old. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sexagenarian — 1738, person sixty years old, from L. sexagenarius containing sixty, from L. sexagenarius, from sexageni sixty each, from sex (see SIX (Cf. six)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sexagenarian — [sek΄sə ji ner′ē ən] adj. [< L sexagenarius, of sixty < sexageni, sixty each + AN] 60 years old, or between the ages of 60 and 70 n. a person of this age …   English World dictionary

  • sexagenarian — UK [ˌseksədʒəˈneərɪən] / US [ˌseksədʒəˈnerɪən] noun [countable] Word forms sexagenarian : singular sexagenarian plural sexagenarians formal someone who is between 60 and 69 years old Derived word: sexagenarian UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • sexagenarian — noun Etymology: Latin sexagenarius of or containing sixty, sixty years old, from sexageni sixty each, from sexaginta sixty, from sex six + ginta (akin to Latin viginti twenty) more at six, vigesimal Date: 1738 a person whose age is in the sixties …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sexagenarian — /sek seuh jeuh nair ee euhn/, adj. 1. of the age of 60 years or between 60 and 70 years old. n. 2. a sexagenarian person. [1730 40; < L sexagenari(us) SEXAGENARY + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • sexagenarian — sex•a•ge•nar•i•an [[t]ˌsɛk sə dʒəˈnɛər i ən[/t]] adj. 1) of the age of 60 years or between 60 and 70 years old 2) a sexagenarian person • Etymology: 1730–40; < L sexāgēnāri(us) of sixty < sexageni …   From formal English to slang

  • sexagenarian — /sɛksədʒəˈnɛəriən/ (say seksuhjuh nairreeuhn) adjective 1. of the age of 60 years, or between 60 and 70 years old. –noun 2. a sexagenarian person. Also, Rare, sexagenary …  

  • sexagenarian — 1. adjective Being between the age of 60 and 69, inclusive. In ones seventh decade. 2. noun A person who is 60 years old or between the ages of 60 and 69 …   Wiktionary

  • sexagenarian — sex|a|ge|na|ri|an [ˌseksədʒəˈneəriən US ˈner ] n someone who is between 60 and 69 years old …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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